A regional view of farming in the week ahead presented from Wales by JOHN GLYN-JONES BBC Wales
with Edward Cole
Headlines and weather, a look at the papers, news for sports fans, Prayer for the Day (Mon THE REV VERNON SPROXTON, TueS-Thurs THE REV JOHN MATTHEWS , Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES ), a little music and something on the lighter side.
Regional news and weather
English Regions: see column 5
Brian Redhead in Manchester and Nigel Rees in London
with Edward Cole
Headlines, weather, sport and papers, a spot of music and Thought for the Day.
Regional news and weather
Nigel Rees in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester Editor MIKE CHANEY
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport
by RUDYARD KIPLING
Abridged in 15 parts by E. P. THORNE
Read by Joss Ackland (1)
Kim is the orphan son of an Irish soldier but he lives the life of any sharp-eyed Hindu or Mohammedan waif. In Lahore he befriends an old unworldly Tibetan lama who is on a pilgrimage to a sacred Buddhist river.
Producer JOHN CARDY
(First broadcast as A Book at Bedtime)
and Bernard Falk , Fritz Spiegl and Mavis Nicholson.
Producer IAN GARDHOUSE
Thrilled to have bats in my roof, I stood one evening and counted them. When I got to 63 I stopped, alarmed, with visions of the ceiling collapsingundertheweight!
The team goes in to bat against another selection of questions. Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
NEM, p 58; Father most holy, (BBC HB 167); Psalm 150; Acts 26, vv 9-20 (NEB); God of grace (BBC HB 391)
Operation Plank Lift by ROBERT GIDDINGS
Read by Peter Craze
The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales is held this week at Wrexham. It is a festival that is loved and hated. To be there, Welshmen travel from all over the world' and postpone business deals, weddings and funerals. But others' clamp their hands over their ears. What is the secret of the Eisteddfod? Trevor Fishlock , Welsh Affairs Correspondent of The Times, has been spying on this tribal gathering for several years and today he unravels the mystery. Producer TELERI BEVAN
BBC Wales (Rptd: Thurs 7.45pm)
Earning and Saving Edition Presenter Bill Breckon including the World. of Work With MARGARET KORVING Editor DENNIS LOWER
Chairman Robert Robinson 23: Scotland
NICHOLAS PRICE (Stirling), lecturer; ELIZABETH MAIN (Renfrew-shire); GORDON HEPBURN (Ayrshire), schoolteacher; PETER BLAIR (Glasgow), retired schoolteacher. with Beat the Brains
Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN , who also, with IAN GILLIES , sets the questions, Producer JOHN BRIDGES
(Repeated: Thursday 6.30 pm)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Robert Williams
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk Till Two.
Entertainment Round-Up: GORDON gow reporting.
Start the Week with Yoga: JOY BURLING helps you to relax. Far from the Madding Crowd (15) Editor WYN KNOWLES
Story: Once Upon a Time by jo DONOVAN
The Warden by ANTHONY TROLLOPE , abridged in ten parts by RONALD RUSSELL Read by Paul Rogers 1: Hiram's Hospital
The Rev Septimus Harding, Precentor of Barchester Cathedral and Warden of Hiram's Hospital, learns that the 12 bedesmen under his care at the almshouse are becoming dissatisfied with their lot. Producer michael bowen
BBC Bristol (Paul Rogers is a National Theatre player)'
Presented by Robert Williams
Sheila Hancock goes to the Archive Auction
Producer GWYNIETH HENDERSON
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather
Including Financial Report
starring Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler in Not on Your Telly, with NORMA RONALD , RONALD BADDILEV and JOHN GRAHAM. Written by EDWARD TAYLOR and JOHN GRAHAM Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
The National Theatre production of MOLIÈRE'S classic in an English version by TONY HARRISON with Alec McCowen and Diana Rigg This version was commissioned by The National Theatre to celebrate the tercentenary of Moliere's death in 1973. Tony Harrison and the director, John Dexter , set the play in 1966 during the ' reign ' of Charles de Gaulle , exactly 300 years after the first performance.
Music by MARC WILKINSON
Musicians: BILLY BELL , ROGER POTTER , TERRY WALSH , DOUGIE WRIGHT and MARC WILKINSON
Directed for the theatre by JOHN DEXTER. Produced for radio by IAN COTTERELL
Dave Arthur looks at six British folk heroes.
5: Bendigo - the Prize-fighter
(Repeated: Thursday 11.45 am)
Presenter Paul Vaughan
Douglas Stuart reporting
Weekly portraits of people in the public mind.
(Revised repeat: Tues 11.35 am)
Every year, a steady stream of Britons leave home to emigrate to the USA. Not all of them make good. Some return. But others do remarkably well. In this series of four nightly programmes, we hear from some of those who have made good in a highly competitive field.
Today, Sonia Beesley talks to Thalassa Cruso , an English woman who has made her mark in television.
preceded by Weather